Sarasota County’s annual Drinking Water Quality Report available

Document provides details about analysis of the water

A chart in the report shows the sources of the county’s drinking water. Image courtesy Sarasota County

The Sarasota County Drinking Water Quality Report for 2018 has been made available online, the county has announced.

“The report, which details the high quality of Sarasota County’s drinking water,” includes a summary for the county’s customers with information about where the county obtains its water, what the water contains “and how it compares to the standards set by regulatory agencies,” a news release says.

Among the report’s highlights are the following, the release adds:

  • “Daily water samplings through the distribution system are analyzed for bacteria content.
  • “Samples are analyzed daily for treatment process control.
  • “The Environmental Protection Agency has determined that Sarasota County’s water quality meets all standards.”

Water was sampled and tested from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018, the release points out.

“Sarasota County works around the clock to ensure top-quality water is provided all customers,” the report says.

The report may be viewed online at scgov.net. A hard copy of the report is available by emailing waterquality@scgov.net or by calling the county Contact Center at 861-5000.

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